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Campus Overload: June 6, 2010 - June 12, 2010

That intern: The slacker

The slacker intern started the internship with the best of intentions -- but then quickly realized the work was too boring, too difficult or simply beneath that intern's intelligence. After one week of working as diligently as the other interns, that intern coasts in one Monday morning with the attitude, "I don't care. I am the slacker intern."

By Jenna Johnson and Erin Williams  |  June 11, 2010; 10:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: That Intern  
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Tweets give a glimpse of the life of the summer intern

Funny tweets about interns or internships around the country.

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 11, 2010; 9:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Campus Media , D.C. Interns , Real World  | Tags: Internships, Twitter  
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Facebook, PTA partner to teach kids Web safety

Facebook and the PTA announced Thursday that they are teaming up to teach parents from all walks of life about Internet safety.

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 10, 2010; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Networking  | Tags: Facebook, Facebook safety, PTA  
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Smirnoff Ice + Bros = Dumbest game ever

Smirnoff Ice + Bros = Dumbest game ever.

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 10, 2010; 10:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Night Life  
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That intern: The instant Washingtonian intern

Every intern class has so many different personalities it is like a Real World cast. And every class has "That Intern" -- as in, "Don't be that intern." Each day I introduce you to one of those interns. Within 24...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 10, 2010; 9:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: That Intern  
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Chinese college entrance exams stress students

Okay all you high school students needing a break from studying for the SAT and ACT tests: You won't believe how tough the college entrance exams are in China. The "gaokao" is an annual two-day exam taken by about 10...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 9, 2010; 11:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Admissions  | Tags: Admissions  
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See DC for free

Today's guest blogger is Ethan Klapper, a rising senior at American University who is double majoring in print journalism and political science. Ethan has been a Washington Post intern (twice), and this summer he's interning as a government reporter for...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 9, 2010; 9:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships  
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That intern: The super young intern

Every intern class has so many different personalities it is like a Real World cast. And every class has "That Intern" -- as in, "Don't be that intern." Each day I introduce you to one of those interns. (Today's that...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 9, 2010; 8:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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You got an internship -- now don't screw it up

Today's guest blogger is Amanda Lindner, who just graduated from George Washington University. Amanda has interned at the Peace Corps in Washington and at amNewYork, a free daily paper in New York City. Right now, Amanda is looking for a...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 8, 2010; 1:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships  
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That intern: The returning intern

Every intern class has so many different personalities it is like a Real World cast. And every class has "That Intern" -- as in, "Don't be that intern." Each day I introduce you to one of those interns. The returning...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 8, 2010; 8:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Professional wardrobe on an intern budget

Today's guest blogger is Ilana Strauss, a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Ilana has interned at the Jerusalem Post in Israel and the Scripps-Howard Foundation Wire in the District. She is currently working at an online internship...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 7, 2010; 10:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships  
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That intern: The secretly dating interns

Every intern class has so many different personalities it is like a "Real World" cast. And every class has "That Intern" -- as in, "Don't be that intern." Each day I introduce you to one of those interns. The secretly...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 7, 2010; 10:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: That Intern  
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